Optometrist Jobs in San Diego, CA

Optometrists are doctors of optometry (ODs) whose primary responsibilities are to diagnose, treat, and prevent problems related to eyes and sight. These eye care experts also perform vision tests and analyze results to identify anomalies and recommend treatment such as corrective lenses or medication. Their job descriptions may also include performing minor eye-related surgery and providing patient care before and after larger procedures.

The median salary for an optometrist is $106,140, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 15%+ through 2026.

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San Diego, CA
Looking for an optometrist to work a consistent 4-5 day schedule. Great team to support patient care. Please contact for more details. Thank you!...
4 days ago
Target Optical - Encinitas, CA (22 miles from San Diego, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
4 days ago
Lasik MD - San Diego, CA
contact lenses, crosslinking....
9 days ago
Target Optical - San Diego, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
19 days ago
LensCrafters - Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
21 days ago
Luxottica Group - Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
23 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - San Diego, CA
muscle problems and associated conditions), low vision evaluation (for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with subnormal vision not correctable with standard opthalmic appliances), fluorescein...
25 days ago
University of California - San Diego - La Jolla, CA (10 miles from San Diego, CA)
In addition may perform contact lens fittings on eyes to correct for corneal defects and eye conditions caused by ocular disease, injury, or surgery while maximizing visual function, comfort, and eye...
26 days ago
Target Optical - Santee, CA (14 miles from San Diego, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
URBAN OPTIKS OPTOMETRY - San Diego, CA
Associate Optometrist (4-5 days a week) Urban Optiks Optometry is currently interviewing for a friendly and energetic optometrist to join our professional team....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Santee, CA (14 miles from San Diego, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - San Diego, CA
treatment, and management of established patient eye and vision care, binocular vision, low vision and contact lens exam....
30+ days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
treatment, and management of established patient eye and vision care, binocular vision, low vision and contact lens exam....
30+ days ago
San Diego, CA
in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and post-operative...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - San Diego, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for San Diego, CA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in San Diego, CA

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in San Diego, CA as reported by the BLS.

$115,370

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in San Diego, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (2.6%)
  • Some College (0.5%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometrists in San Diego, CA
  • None (59.1%)
  • 1-2 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (13.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 10+ years (4.5%)

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